AER tops $45k goal

Campaign raises $51,561 for Soldiers

U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden exceeded this year’s Army Emergency Relief campaign goal with a total amount of $51,561.96.

During a recognition ceremony, the 24th Military Intelligence Battalion warrant officers were recognized as the winners for the AER March Madness Donate and Dunk 3 vs. 3 Championship. First Lt. Brian Angelle won the AER Three Point Shoot-out.

Winners of the second annual fun run were also awarded at the ceremony. Best Female was Pvt. Abbygail Elofson and Best Male was Chief Warrant Officer 4 Tim Eggleston. Team awards were first place Equalizer 1, second place Equalizer 2 and third place went to The Roaming Gnomes.

All 32 AER unit representatives from various tenant units were recognized for their hard work during the fundraising campaign.

The money raised during the campaign will be used to assist service members past and present during their time of need, said Danna Butterfield, Wiesbaden AER officer. With the continued support of the community, AER continues the mission of “taking care of Soldiers.” Those in need of assistance are encouraged to seek AER as their first choice.

To learn more about AER, call Butterfield at (0611)143-548-9202 or visit www.aerhq.org.